Patents by Inventor Hiroshi Kitagawa

Hiroshi Kitagawa has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 10718084
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a more compact processing apparatus than previously available. Provided is a processing apparatus for unfurling or folding a processing subject (T), including a pair of retaining devices (310A, 310B) capable of retaining the processing subject (T), a carrying device (402) capable of carrying the processing subject (T) such that a part of the processing subject (T) hangs down therefrom while the processing subject (T) is retained by at least one of the pair of retaining devices (310A, 310B), and a control device that controls movement of the retaining devices (310A, 310B) and the carrying device (402), wherein the control device rotates the carrying device (402) in a condition where the retained processing subject (T) hangs down from the carrying device (402).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 29, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2020
    Assignees: Seven Dreamers Laboratories, Inc., Panasonic Corporation, Daiwa House Industry Co., Ltd.
    Inventor: Hiroshi Kitagawa
  • Patent number: 10713972
    Abstract: An apparatus displaying a job screen indicating a job procedure, has a management unit that manages a job and a plurality of processes, a monitor unit that monitors an operation of an operator, a recorder unit that records an address of a job, an instructing unit that retrieves an address in response to a notification, determines whether to update the retrieved address in response to a type of a notified operation, and stores the updated address when the retrieved address has been updated, a storage unit that stores the job screen, and a control unit that reads the job screen and controls the read job screen, wherein the management unit retrieves the updated address, and instructs the display control unit to display the job screen, and wherein the display control unit reads out the instructed job screen.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Kazuki Kitamura, Mitsutaka Kaneki, Yuichiro Kitagawa, Yasuo Hatanaka, Hiroshi Kobayashi
  • Publication number: 20200197674
    Abstract: A method and apparatus are disclosed for forming a drug coating layer capable of preventing breakage of elongated drug crystals on a surface of a balloon and maintaining the drug crystals in an appropriate shape in order to act on a living body. The method includes supplying a coating solution which contains the water-insoluble drug, a water-soluble additive, an organic solvent, and water to the surface of the balloon and evaporating the organic solvent and the water to form an additive layer containing the water-soluble additive and a protruding crystal having a tip end protruding from the additive layer, cutting a surplus portion protruding from the additive layer of the protruding crystal from a part surrounded by the additive layer and forming the part surrounded by the additive layer as the elongated body, and removing the cut-out surplus portion from the drug coating layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 27, 2020
    Publication date: June 25, 2020
    Applicant: TERUMO KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Yasuo KUROSAKI, Hiroshi GOTO, Yuno KITAGAWA
  • Patent number: 10669446
    Abstract: An aqueous coating composition containing an acrylic-modified polyester resin (A) and a reactive-group-containing resin (B), the acrylic-modified polyester resin (A) comprising as a monomer component constituting the acrylic part, a polyoxyalkylene group-containing unsaturated monomer having a weight average molecular weight of 400 or more, and the proportion of compounds having 6 or more carbon atoms of the total amount of the polyester-constituting components being 50 mass % or more.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 2, 2020
    Assignee: KANSAI PAINT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yosuke Hasegawa, Hiroshi Kitagawa, Katsunori Hirai
  • Publication number: 20200142328
    Abstract: A photoconductor for electrophotography, including an electroconductive base member, an anodic oxide coating provided on the electroconductive base member, an interlayer provided on the anodic oxide coating, and a photosensitive layer including a charge transport layer formed on the interlayer, and a charge generation layer laminated on the charge transport layer. The charge transport layer contains a charge transport material and a first resin binder. The charge generation layer contains a charge generation material, a hole transport material, an electron transport material, and a second resin binder. The anodic oxide coating has a film thickness of 2 ?m or more and 10 ?m or less. The interlayer contains a vinyl chloride-vinyl acetate copolymer resin, and has a film thickness of 0.02 ?m or more and 0.3 ?m or less.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 3, 2020
    Publication date: May 7, 2020
    Applicant: FUJI ELECTRIC CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Seizo KITAGAWA, Kazuya SAITO, Kazuki NEBASHI, Hiroshi EMORI, Masaru TAKEUCHI
  • Patent number: 10639723
    Abstract: This invention provides a multinary solid solution fine particle represented by PdxRuyMz (M is at least one member selected from the group consisting of Rh, Pt, Cu, Ag, Au and Ir. x+y+z=1, x+y=0.01 to 0.99, z=0.99 to 0.01, x:y=0.1:0.9 to 0.9:0.1), a method for producing the same, and a supported catalyst.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2020
    Assignee: Kyoto University
    Inventors: Hiroshi Kitagawa, Kohei Kusada, Dongshuang Wu
  • Patent number: 10535474
    Abstract: A porous coordination polymer-ionic liquid composite according to the present invention includes an insulating structure composed of a porous coordination polymer, and an ionic liquid retained inside pores of the porous coordination polymer. The porous coordination polymer preferably has a main chain containing a typical metal element.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 19, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 14, 2020
    Assignee: KYOTO UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Hiroshi Kitagawa, Teppei Yamada, Kazuyuki Fujie
  • Publication number: 20200001370
    Abstract: This invention provides a multinary solid solution fine particle represented by PdxRuyMz (M is at least one member selected from the group consisting of Rh, Pt, Cu, Ag, Au and Ir. x+y+z=1, x+y=0.01 to 0.99, z=0.99 to 0.01, x:y=0.1:0.9 to 0.9:0.1), a method for producing the same, and a supported catalyst.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 1, 2017
    Publication date: January 2, 2020
    Applicant: Kyoto University
    Inventors: Hiroshi KITAGAWA, Kohei KUSADA, Dongshuang WU
  • Publication number: 20190316059
    Abstract: An object of the present invention is to provide a lubricating oil composition for hydraulic actuation which has excellent safety and which is imparted with electrical conductivity in order to prevent the generation of noise that adversely affects devices including hydraulic circuits equipped with an electronic control device for the valve system. The composition uses a hydrocarbon base oil, and the base oil contains from 30 to 250 ppm of ultrabasic magnesium salicylate in terms of magnesium content relative to the total amount of the composition, and from 0.07 to 5.0 mass % of non-dispersible polymethacrylate having a weight-average molecular weight of from 5,000 to 200,000 as a net amount relative to the total amount of the composition. The conductivity of the composition at 25° C. is 200 pS/m or more, the flash point is 240° C. or more, the pour point is negative 40° C. or less, and the coefficient of friction at 140° C. by a microclutch is 0.08 or more.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2017
    Publication date: October 17, 2019
    Inventors: Hiroyuki TAZAKI, Hiroshi KANEKO, Mitsuhiro NAGAKARI, Mai KITAGAWA
  • Publication number: 20190300073
    Abstract: A vehicle body reinforcing structure includes: a panel-shaped reinforcing member having a through-hole penetrating through the reinforcing member in a plate-thickness direction of the reinforcing member and located inside a closed-section structure of a vehicle body framework portion; a first panel located at a position closer to an outside of the vehicle than the reinforcing member is; a second panel constituting the closed-section structure with the first panel and located at a position closer to an inside of the vehicle than the reinforcing member is; and a foaming adhesive member filled in an internal space of the closed-section structure, wherein the first panel and the second panel are bonded to each other by the foaming adhesive member penetrating through the through-hole of the reinforcing member, and the foaming adhesive member is filled between the first panel and the reinforcing member and between the second panel and the reinforcing member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 22, 2019
    Publication date: October 3, 2019
    Applicant: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventors: Haruki Suzumura, Hiroshi Kuno, Tomoki Kitagawa
  • Publication number: 20190304332
    Abstract: An apparatus displaying a job screen indicating a job procedure, has a management unit that manages a job and a plurality of processes, a monitor unit that monitors an operation of an operator, a recorder unit that records an address of a job, an instructing unit that retrieves an address in response to a notification, determines whether to update the retrieved address in response to a type of a notified operation, and stores the updated address when the retrieved address has been updated, a storage unit that stores the job screen, and a control unit that reads the job screen and controls the read job screen, wherein the management unit retrieves the updated address, and instructs the display control unit to display the job screen, and wherein the display control unit reads out the instructed job screen.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 20, 2019
    Publication date: October 3, 2019
    Applicant: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Kazuki KITAMURA, Mitsutaka KANEKI, Yuichiro KITAGAWA, Yasuo HATANAKA, Hiroshi KOBAYASHI
  • Patent number: 10427561
    Abstract: A vehicular seat is provided with which compactness can be achieved in a housed state where a seat main body is housed. A vehicular seat is a seat configured to be housed in a housing recess formed in a vehicle body floor. The vehicular seat includes: right and left rail devices fixed on the vehicle body floor and supporting a seat main body to be movable in the front to back direction; and a reclining device pivotably connecting the seat main body to a support base constructed on the right and left rail devices. The reclining device is arranged at a height position overlapping upper rails in the up and down direction, and is arranged outside the upper rails in a seat width direction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 10, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 1, 2019
    Assignee: TS Tech Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Takeshi Akutsu, Hideki Usami, Hiroshi Izawa, Daisuke Kitagawa
  • Patent number: 10399303
    Abstract: A resin-coated metal sheet for can lids includes a metal sheet coated with thermoplastic resin films on both surfaces and formed into a can lid. A thermoplastic resin film A based on polybutylene terephthalate (PBT) and polyethylene terephthalate (PET) is heat-fused on a surface of the metal sheet serving as an exterior surface of the can lid, and a thermoplastic resin film B based on polyethylene terephthalate (PET) is heat-fused on a surface of the metal sheet serving as an interior surface of the can lid. A composition ratio (wt %) of PBT/PET in the thermoplastic resin film A on the exterior surface is (PBT/PET)=(40/60) to (80/20), and the thermoplastic resin film B on the interior surface includes 95 mol % or more of PET.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: JFE STEEL CORPORATION
    Inventors: Norihiko Nakamura, Yoichiro Yamanaka, Junichi Kitagawa, Hiroki Nakamura, Hiroshi Kubo, Yusuke Nakagawa
  • Patent number: 10373514
    Abstract: An apparatus displaying a job screen indicating a job procedure, has a management unit that manages a job and a plurality of processes, a monitor unit that monitors an operation of an operator, a recorder unit that records an address of a job, an instructing unit that retrieves an address in response to a notification, determines whether to update the retrieved address in response to a type of a notified operation, and stores the updated address when the retrieved address has been updated, a storage unit that stores the job screen, and a control unit that reads the job screen and controls the read job screen, wherein the management unit retrieves the updated address, and instructs the display control unit to display the job screen, and wherein the display control unit reads out the instructed job screen.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 6, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignee: FUJITSU LIMITED
    Inventors: Kazuki Kitamura, Mitsutaka Kaneki, Yuichiro Kitagawa, Yasuo Hatanaka, Hiroshi Kobayashi
  • Publication number: 20190225725
    Abstract: The invention provides a fluoroelastomer molded article having luster and low odor permeation. The fluoroelastomer molded article contains a fluoroelastomer and has luster.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 27, 2017
    Publication date: July 25, 2019
    Applicant: DAIKIN INDUSTRIES, LTD.
    Inventors: Masato SHIGETA, Yuki KAMBE, Michiko KITAGAWA, Mitsuru KISHINE, Natsue MIYOSHI, Hiroshi NISHIMURA
  • Publication number: 20190202010
    Abstract: The present invention provides a car body positioning jig device capable of limiting the restriction of movement of a welding device, etc. In the car body positioning jig device, at least a portion of a main body section is disposed closer to an internal space of a body assembly than an opening. The main body section comprises: a first positioning mechanism unit for adjustably supporting the position of a first positioning member that positions a first region of the opening; a second positioning mechanism unit for adjustably supporting the position of a second positioning member that positions a second region of the opening; and a frame part for supporting the first positioning mechanism unit and the second positioning mechanism unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 14, 2017
    Publication date: July 4, 2019
    Inventors: Kazuki AKAMI, Akinori HASADO, Koichi TAKEUCHI, Hirotaka KITAGAWA, Hiroshi ICHINOMIYA, Masao SHIMOYAMA, Kazuhisa HADA
  • Patent number: 10310672
    Abstract: An input apparatus includes a plurality of electrodes spaced apart from each other, a signal processing unit configured to output an input signal depending on a change in a capacitance of each electrode, and a determination unit configured to determine whether an operation object comes in a proximity of at least one of electrodes based on input signals output from the signal processing unit. The determination unit makes a determination such that in a case where one of the input signals is greater than or equal to a first threshold value and an integral value of another of the plurality of input signals in a predetermined integration period is greater than or equal to a second threshold value, it is determined that an operation object has come in a proximity of an electrode corresponding to the one of the input signals.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 4, 2019
    Assignee: Alps Alpine Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Satoshi Nakajima, Satoshi Hayasaka, Hiroshi Ishikawa, Toru Takahashi, Kohei Kitagawa
  • Publication number: 20190071586
    Abstract: An aqueous coating composition containing an acrylic-modified polyester resin (A) and a reactive-group-containing resin (B), the acrylic-modified polyester resin (A) comprising as a monomer component constituting the acrylic part, a polyoxyalkylene group-containing unsaturated monomer having a weight average molecular weight of 400 or more, and the proportion of compounds having 6 or more carbon atoms of the total amount of the polyester-constituting components being 50 mass % or more.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 6, 2017
    Publication date: March 7, 2019
    Applicant: KANSAI PAINT CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Yosuke HASEGAWA, Hiroshi KITAGAWA, Katsunori HIRAI
  • Patent number: 10113210
    Abstract: A heat treatment apparatus for a cylinder block, performs heat treatment by feeding gas. The heat treatment apparatus comprises a first feed part configured to feed the gas toward bores of the cylinder block, from a first side or a second side of the bores in an axis direction of the bores.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 30, 2018
    Assignee: TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA
    Inventors: Shinichi Koriyama, Yuki Ito, Motoki Sugahara, Hiroshi Kitagawa
  • Patent number: 10099252
    Abstract: A method for forming a multilayer coating film includes applying an aqueous first base coating composition (A) onto a cured electrodeposition coating film, applying an aqueous second base coating composition (B) without preheating, performing preheating, further applying a clear coating composition (C), and simultaneously heat-curing the first base coating film, the second base coating film, and the clear coating film. The aqueous first base coating composition contains a specific aqueous polyester resin, a specific aqueous acrylic resin, a specific aqueous urethane resin and a melamine resin. A breaking energy of a coating film formed of the aqueous first base coating composition and a peel strength between the coating film and the cured electrodeposition coating film are controlled to specific values.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 16, 2018
    Assignees: KANSAI PAINT CO., LTD., HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Ryusuke Muramoto, Hiroshi Kitagawa, Yusuke Kurata, Takeshi Ogawa